San Francisco Department of the Environment

San Francisco Climate Action

Climate Action Plan

The City and County of San Francisco is updating its Climate Action Plan. The San Francisco Climate Action Plan (the Plan), to be released in Fall 2021, charts a pathway to achieve net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2040 and works toward addressing racial and social equity, public health, economic recovery, resilience, and providing safe and affordable housing to all.

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Climate change affects people around the world, and has serious consequences for those in the Bay Area. Protect the health of our communities, our environment, and our city with your actions — they matter!

Zero Waste 

Reduce your waste.
Reuse, recycle, compost.

Sustainable Trips

Make most trips on public transit, carpool, bike, or foot.

Renewable Energy

Choose renewable energy (CleanPowerSF).
Make your home more energy efficient.
Make your next car purchase an electric vehicle.


Protect our urban green spaces.
Grow the urban forest.
Garden with native plants; protect local pollinators.

0-80-100 Roots Framework

San Francisco Climate Action: 0-80-100-Roots is San Francisco’s climate action framework that will help us meet the challenge of climate change through innovative policies, programs, and partnerships. 

  • Zero Waste
  • 80% Sustainable Trips
  • 100% Renewable Energy
  • Roots

SF's Climate Action Strategy shows that it is possible to reduce the harmful emissions that cause climate change at a citywide scale.


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